Even though both the men’s and women’s teams of Pakistan could not make it into the final four the World T20 tournament in India but Pakistan women’s team has outpaced the boy’s side after left arm spinner Anam Amin successfully made it into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) women’s team of the tournament.
Anam has been named as the 12th player in the women’s team of the tournament where she claimed seven wickets from four matches.
Anam managed the match figures of 4-16 against the eventual Women’s World T20 winners West Indies, 1-9 against India, 2-12 against Bangladesh and 0-36 against England.
The performance of the Pakistani women’s team is been appreciated all over where they managed to defeat India and Bangladesh and lost to England and West Indies.
The women’s team of the tournament includes four players from New Zealand, two players each from England, Australia and West Indies and one player apiece from South Africa and Pakistan.
Not even a single Pakistani male player made it into the men’s team of the tournament.
Indian batsman Virat Kohli was chosen as captain of the men’s team, which includes four players from finalists England, two from winners West Indies and India (including Kohli) and one each from South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Bangladesh.
Men: Jason Roy (England), Quinton de Kock (South Africa, wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli (India, captain), Joe Root (England), Jos Buttler (England), Shane Watson (Australia), Andre Russell (West Indies), Mitchell Santner (New Zealand), David Willey (England), Samuel Badree (West Indies), Ashish Nehra (India), Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh, 12th player).
Women: Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Charlotte Edwards (England), Meg Lanning (Australia), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies, captain), Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Rachel Priest (New Zealand, wicketkeeper), Deandra Dottin (West Indies), Megan Schutt (Australia), Sune Luus (South Africa), Leigh Kasperek (New Zealand), Anya Shrubsole (England), Anam Amin (Pakistan, 12th player).